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San Antonio Advisory Board

CHAIRMAN
Robert Thrailkill
('82)
Vice President of Operations, Zachry Hospitality; General Manager of Hilton Palacio Del Rio; Asset Manager of Staybridge Suites and Convention Center, Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport and Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Landmark

Liza Barratachea
President & CEO
San Antonio Hotel & Lodging Association

John Carbajal
President
San Antonio Restaurant Association

Arthur Coulombe
General Manager
JW Marriott – San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

Mark De Hoyos
Market Manager
Silver Eagle Distributors

Rick Drury
President
Drury Southwest, Inc.

Suzanne Taranton Etheredge
President & CEO
Culinaria

Trent Freeman (MHM '01)
General Manager
Hotel Valencia

Amanda Garcia
Executive Director
San Antonio Restaurant Association

Tony Gradney
President
Chelsea's Catering & Bar Service

Chef Johnny Hernandez 
Founder & President
True Flavors Inc. and Grupo La Gloria

Gary Johnson
Vice President of Operations
Frontier Enterprises

Marvin Jones, CCM ('85)
General Manager
San Antonio Country Club

Rosemary Kowalski
Founder & Honorary Member
The RK Group

Kevin R. Latone
General Manager
Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk

Rolando Pablos (MHM '96)
Former Texas Secretary of State

Sam Panchevre
Principal
Alamo City Investments

B. J. Patel
Vice President of Finance & Development
Baywood Hotels

Bill Petrella
President
The Hotel Emma, San Antonio

Michelle Ramos
Director of Sales
Rosemary’s Catering at Sunset Station

Wendy Stiles
Director, Community Enrichment
Kiolbassa Provision Company

Rusty Wallace ('82)
Area Managing Director & General Manager
Omni Hotels & Resorts